Topic : refurbished railcars

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AllEarth takes delivery of Budd railcars for Vermont commuter service

Rail| August 16, 2017

The cars, build in the 1950s, were purchased from Dallas Area Rapid Transit, where they were in operation between 1996 and 2012.

Siemens' refurbished LRT vehicles to begin operating on Sacramento line

Rail| September 9, 2015

RT acquired the vehicles — originally built by Urban Transportation Development Corp. — from the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. The vehicles originally went into operation in 1987 and had been in storage since RT acquired them in 2003.

Rail| June 3, 2015

PATCO unveils newly refurbished railcars

The cars are being rehabilitated by Alstom Transport in Hornell, N.Y. The improvements include the cars’ interiors (flip-up seating for wheelchairs and bicycles; new seats and slip-resistant floors; new lighting; new windows and HVAC systems) and exteriors and operating systems, including new braking systems that conserve energy by returning the power generated in braking to the cars’ power systems.

Rail| January 14, 2015

Caltrain to refurbish new railcars for additional bicyclists

While ridership across the board has increased with an estimated 60,000 daily commuters opting for the regional rail service, bicyclists, who report being left at the platform after getting bumped from their scheduled trains due to overcrowding during peak hours, have advocated for being given more consideration in system improvements.

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